Chapter 2 Truth and Rationality

Chapter 2 Truth and - C hapter 2 T r uth and Rationality Sentence I n te r rogative sentence I mperative sentence Decla rative sentence ask

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Chapter 2 Truth and Rationality Sentence: Interrogative sentence ( ): ask question Imperative sentence ( ): to give commands Declarative sentence ( )to describe things. It are used to express the conclusions and premises of arguments. Are the only ones true or false. Correspond principle: A declarative sentence is true just in case it corresponds to the facts as they actually are. A declarative sentence is false just in case it fails to correspond to the facts as they actually are. Truth: is to say that things really are the way the sentence says they are. Falsity: things are not the way it says they are. sentence Tokens are specific utterances or inscriptions such as mark on paper or the chalkboard. sentence Types are the patterns that tokens follow. Proposition (statement) : is specific thought or idea that a declarative sentence token expresses. Context Truth value: If you conclude that a proposition is true, then you Belief the proposition. If you conclude that it is false, then you
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2010 for the course PHIL philoXX1 taught by Professor Harbon during the Fall '08 term at Simon Fraser.

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Chapter 2 Truth and - C hapter 2 T r uth and Rationality Sentence I n te r rogative sentence I mperative sentence Decla rative sentence ask

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